Here are some additional highlights of the next
Kolbe & Fanning numismatic literature sale. See an article elsewhere in this issue for more information on one of the lots.
Kolbe & Fanning December 3 Sale Highlights
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are holding our next auction sale on Saturday, December 3, 2022. The sale includes consignments from around the world, resulting in a wide variety of rare and out-of-print works on coins, medals, and paper money from antiquity to the present. Some highlights of the sale include:
Lot 15: an original copy of Erich Boehringer's classic 1929 work on the coins of Syracuse, with 32 very fine plates of coins
Lot 25: Herb Kreindler's annotated set of catalogues from the CNG Triton series of auctions
Lots 53 and 120
Lot 53: Richard Payne Knight's rare and controversial work on the cult of Priapus, including a number of numismatic illustrations
Lot 120: Humberto Burzio's massive three-volume work on the medallic history of Buenos Aires
Lots 127 and 302
Lot 127: an attractively bound set of Dalton & Hamer's The Provincial Token-Coinage of the 18th Century, with a letter from Hamer bound in, accompanied by Hamer's work on private tokens in a matching binding
Lot 302: Tom Elder's 1917 catalogue of the collection of George C. Carlton, featuring important large cents and other U.S. coins, with five superb photographic plates
Lot 177: an exceptional set of the Beskrivelse over danske mynter og medailler (1791), the foundational classic on Danish coins, from the library of Princess Thyra of Denmark
Lot 360: a complete set of Mehl's Numismatic Monthly, arguably the Texas dealer's most significant contribution to serious numismatic study
Lots 444 and 454
Lot 444: W. Elliot Woodward's scarce 1884 catalogue of the J.N.T. Levick collection, illustrated with 4 fine heliotype plates focused on North American tokens
Lot 454: a remarkable group of 26 contributor copies of A Guide Book of United States Coins, signed by either R.S. Yeoman or Ken Bressett.
Register early to bid online
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanning use Auction Mobility as our third-party online bidding platform. Auction Mobility is an app-based platform allowing users the ability to participate in the sale through phones, tablets and computers. To register for the sale, bidders must go to
bid.numislit.com and sign up. Once you have set up an account, you may browse lots, place advance bids, or participate in the live sale online. Those wishing to participate on their devices can download the Kolbe & Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store. The sale has also been listed on Biddr and NumisBids.
The printed catalogue has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list. As international mail speeds have been inconsistent, we encourage our foreign clients to consult the electronic catalogue in case their printed catalogue does not arrive promptly. A PDF of the printed catalogue has been posted to our main website at
numislit.com/a> for those who prefer that format. Bids placed via post, email, fax or phone must be received by December 2, the day before the sale, in order for them to be processed. Advance absentee bids may also be placed at any time online at
bid.numislit.com. Live internet bidding will be available during the sale itself through the same platform.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC is a licensed and bonded auction firm in the State of Ohio. For more information, please see the Kolbe & Fanning website at
numislit.com or email David Fanning at
email@example.com. To register for the sale, go to
bid.numislit.com. We look forward to your participation.
To read the Catalogue PDF, see:
To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see:
KOLBE & FANNING AUCTION SALE 165 ANNOUNCED
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